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Wentworth Clyde Jenkins  Rank: Private Regiment/Service: 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, R.C.I.C. Service No: F/52097 Date of Birth: April 14, 1924 Place of Birth: RR 2 Chebogue Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: February 22, 1943 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Address at Enlistment: RR 2 Chebogue Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Trade: Labourer Martial Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Ralph Clayton Jenkins (Father) RR 2 Chebogue Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Wentworth Clyde Jenkins  was the son of Ralph Clayton Jenkins and Theresa Mary Jenkins, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He served in Canada between between February 22, 1943 and August 27, 1943; in England between August 28, 1943 and June 5, 1944.  Private Jenkins parachuted into France on the night before the D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944.  He was wounded in action and transferred to No. 88 British General Hospital in France where he died of wounds on July 2, 1944. Date of Death: July 2, 1944 Age: 20 Cemetery: Hermanville War Cemetery  (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: 2. A. 23. The 64th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial  (Wentworth G. on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Commemorated on page 345 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance  Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on July 25   Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada    
Wentworth Clyde Jenkins